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    DescriptionSteven Brust's first three novels featuring assassin Vlad Taltos and his jhereg companion were collected in one volume as The Book of Jhereg. The Book of Taltos continues the adventure with books four and five in the series--Taltos and Phoenix. Vlad Taltos is an assassin unlike no other. Not only is he quick with a sword, but he also possesses a gift for witchcraft conjuring. The latest addition to his already formidable arsenal is a leathery-winged jhereg who shares a telepathic link with Vlad--making him twice as deadly... The adventures chronicled in Taltos and Phoenix find Vlad accepting a job in the Land of the Dead, but a living human being cannot walk the paths of the dead and return, alive, to the land of men. Fortunately (or unfortunately, depending on your point of view), the Demon Goddess is willing to rescue him--if Vlad is willing to grant her a favor in return...

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    The Book of Taltos
    Contains the Complete Text of Taltos and Phoenix
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Steven Brust
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 389
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 227 mm
    Thickness: 26 mm
    Weight: 417 g
    ISBN 13: 9780441008940
    ISBN 10: 0441008941

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: FI
    DC22: FIC
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: FA
    B&T General Subject: 350
    Libri: I-FA
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 66
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 813/.54
    LC subject heading: , ,
    LC classification: PS3552.R84 T34 2002
    BISAC V2.8: FIC009000, FIC009020
    Edition statement
    Penguin Group USA
    Imprint name
    Ace Books
    Publication date
    08 January 2002
    Publication City/Country
    New York, NY
    Author Information
    Steven Brust is the author of numerous fantasy novels, including Jhereg, Yendi, Teckla, and Orca. He lives in Minneapolis.
    Review quote
    "Steven Brust isn't afraid to stretch the boundaries of contemporary commercial fantasy." --Newsday "A memorable fantasy world, to which it is always a pleasure to return." --Locus "Lightning-paced...enjoyable." --OtherRealms "Fast-paced, exciting sword and sorcery." --VOYA "Involving, captivating...highly recommended." --The Midwest Book Review "Engaging...written with a light touch...good stuff." --Publishers Weekly